• kind of sex
  • It sounds to me like you're both so unaware of your own anatomy , and were so unfamiliar with what any given kind of sex might feel like that there's no way either of us can say if you only had anal intercourse , or if you had both anal and vaginal intercourse . (scarleteen.com)
  • safer
  • Although it's less likely you'll get an STD from oral sex than from unprotected vaginal or anal sex, safer is always better. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • We call them safer for a reason: they make things saf er , not safe. (scarleteen.com)
  • We do now, so some people can and do use safer sex practices from the start of their sexual lives, which is fantastic, but not everyone started their sex lives knowing how to protect themselves well, or understanding that they needed to. (scarleteen.com)
  • People who practice safer sex and set boundaries about safety and health tend to have a much easier time being sexually assertive and self-confident in other ways. (scarleteen.com)
  • And once we get in the habit of practicing safer sex -- rather than only doing it now and then -- it becomes no big whoop really quickly. (scarleteen.com)
  • If at that point, you're both still monogamous and all your tests came back clear, you can be assured that your STI risks are minimal-to-none, and if you both would like to ditch latex barriers for any or all of those sexual activities, it's then much safer to do so at that point. (scarleteen.com)
  • Safer sex does drastically reduce STI transmission, but it still doesn't eradicate it completely. (scarleteen.com)
  • area
  • citation needed] They may be found anywhere in the anal or genital area, and are frequently found on external surfaces of the body, including the penile shaft, scrotum, or labia majora of the vagina. (wikipedia.org)
  • White patches on the LS body area, itching, pain, pain during sex (in genital LS), easier bruising, cracking, tearing and peeling, and hyperkeratosis are common symptoms in both men and women. (wikipedia.org)
  • partner
  • Sex that's painful or uncomfortable shouldn't continue and your partner should respect that. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Or perhaps in any given relationship, you and your partner started taking risks somewhere along the line, and now you're having trouble getting back into healthier habits like you'd like to. (scarleteen.com)
  • Some people may think that being responsible when it comes to reducing risks of disease -- or asking a partner to -- is somehow insulting, distrustful or rude, and it's mighty hard to be assertive about sexual safety with those attitudes in the mix. (scarleteen.com)
  • If an individual has unprotected sex with an infected partner, there is a 70% chance that he or she will also become infected. (wikipedia.org)
  • feel
  • Sex should feel good and be comfortable for both of you. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • No matter the scenario, it can sometimes feel awkward and difficult to establish and sustain healthy practices without coming off like the Sex Decency Brigade. (scarleteen.com)
  • Because of the way sexuality works, the more invested we are in the health and well-being of ourselves and our partners, the more safe and protected we tend to be and feel, and the easier it usually then becomes to be and stay aroused and to enjoy sex. (scarleteen.com)
  • time
  • You also do not know if the girl was treated for Chlamydia (if she did, in fact, have it, rather than that just being a rumor), and if she was done with her treatment at the time you two had sex. (scarleteen.com)
  • yourself
  • Second before you have sex with anyone, give them a physical exam yourself to see if everything looks normal (For abnormal: http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/ss/slideshow-std-pictures-and-facts), since blood tests may not be up to date. (empowher.com)
  • things
  • I say things should be equal and sex itself isn't bad! (empowher.com)
  • If we can't talk about things like sexual health and safety with partners, we probably can't talk about things more loaded but which we need to for a mutually enjoyable sex life, like consent and what we do and don't like doing. (scarleteen.com)
  • pain
  • Distress due to the discomfort and pain of Lichen Sclerosus is normal, as are concerns with self-esteem and sex. (wikipedia.org)
  • itself
  • Surveys of pediatricians who are child abuse specialists suggest that in children younger than 4 years old, there is no consensus on whether the appearance of new anal or genital warts, by itself, can be considered an indicator of sexual abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • once
  • We only had sex once, we aren't doing it again and want to be renewed as being abstinent, and we are doing that with my cousin and her bf, because they quit after doing it for months, too. (scarleteen.com)
  • less
  • While HPV can also be transmitted via non-penetrative sexual activity, it is less transmissible than via penetrative sex. (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast to women, anal involvement is less frequent. (wikipedia.org)